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London-New York

Eye To Eye: London-New York

Larry Adler provides musical commentary to scenes from London and New York. (1957)



1950s drama about a private eye investigating the mysterious death of actor George Reeves.

Good Night, and Good Luck

Good Night, and Good Luck

Drama set in 1950s America. A TV reporter takes a stand against Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Beside the Seaside

20. Reel History of Britain: Beside the Seaside

Melvyn Bragg looks back to the 1950s and the heyday of the British seaside holiday.

Britain's First Teenagers

2. Reel History of Britain: Britain's First Teenagers

Melvyn Bragg looks back at when Britain broke free of the burdens of World War II.

Episode 1

1. The 1952 Show: Episode 1

Len is joined by Pam Ayres to reminisce about playing on bomb sites and kiss-chase.

Episode 3

3. The 1952 Show: Episode 3

Arlene Philips joins Len in a quickstep down memory lane as they reminisce about jazz.



Drama charting the rise to fame of singer Dame Shirley Bassey.

Around the World

4. The Story of British Pathé: Around the World

How Pathe captivated audiences with stories from overseas in the age before mass tourism.

The Notorious Bettie Page

The Notorious Bettie Page

Biopic of pin-up queen Bettie Page, who was the target of a Senate investigation.

1959: The Year that Changed Jazz

1959: The Year that Changed Jazz

A look at 1959 albums by Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Charles Mingus and Ornette Coleman.

Civil Rights, USA

Witness: Civil Rights, USA

Video clips for the classroom. Exploring the civil rights movement in the USA.